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Last Updated: Monday, 14 May 2007, 11:53 GMT 12:53 UK
Footballers win sex toy damages
Oliver Kahn
Bayern Munich keeper Kahn is set to retire in 2008
A German sex toy firm is to pay German football stars Michael Ballack and Oliver Kahn 50,000 euros each after it used their names to sell vibrators.

The stars sued the firm Beate Uhse because it sold special World Cup vibrators called "Michael B" and "Olli K" last year without their permission.

The damages - 34,000 ($67,000) for each player - were awarded in Hamburg.

Ballack is a Chelsea midfielder, while Kahn is the Bayern Munich goalkeeper.

The footballers had originally demanded 60,000 euros each in damages.


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